Brazil's Supreme Court has cancelled a ruling set for Tuesday on an appeal by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed from prison while he attempts to overturn his corruption sentence.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez, CFK, is poised for an easy win with over 50% of vote intention for the October 23 election, according to several public opinion polls published over the weekend in the Buenos Aires press.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa claimed victory in a referendum on government and social reforms that critics have charged is a disguised attempt to consolidate more power in a still fragile democracy.
With just over a month for the presidential elections April 10, former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo continues to lead comfortably vote intention according to the latest public opinion polls. Lawmaker Keiko Fujimori and former Lima mayor Luis Castañeda are runner ups but ten points below.
The sudden death of her husband, former president Nestor Kirchner, has contributed to strengthen the public opinion image of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner who is now seen as the favourite candidate for next year’s general election.